Brighton ensure survival with 1-0 win over Man United

Brighton ensure survival with 1-0 win over Man United

Brighton’s Pascal Gross scores their first goal after the attempted clearance from Manchester United’s Marcos Rojo is confirmed as being over the line by goal line technology (Reuters)   (Reuters): Brighton and Hove Albion made sure of Premier League football next season with two games to spare after a Pascal Gross goal gave them a […]

Anupam Kher to feature in new American series

Anupam Kher to feature in new American series

Mumbai, May 5 (IANS): Veteran actor Anupam Kher will be seen in an upcoming “New Amsterdam” medical drama series.   NBC has given out the first series order from its pilot crop for the 2018-2019 season, reports variety.com.   An excited Anupam, 63, said that the pilot “New Amsterdam”, which he shot for in New York […]

Pak polls would be conducted by aliens: PM Abbasi

Pak polls would be conducted by aliens: PM Abbasi

Islamabad, May 5 (PTI) Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said the upcoming general elections would be conducted by “aliens”, triggering a sharp reaction from the Election Commission which advised him to stay away from making “irresponsible statements”, according to a media report.   The remarks indicate that the government is not expecting the […]

China has become ‘very spoiled’ with US trade wins: Trump

China has become ‘very spoiled’ with US trade wins: Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a Make America Great Again Rally in Washington, Michigan April 28, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts   Washington, May 5 (PTI) US President Donald Trump has indicated adopting a tough approach against China on trade disputes, as his high-powered delegation headed back home from Beijing after talks. Trump said that he […]

South Korea faces dilemma over anti-North leaflets as ties thaw

South Korea faces dilemma over anti-North leaflets as ties thaw

An activist who opposes releasing balloons containing leaflets denouncing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is dragged out of an anti-North Korea civic group, near the demilitarized zone in Paju, South Korea, May 5, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji   SEOUL/PAJU, South Korea, May 5 (Reuters) – Days after a historic inter-Korean summit Lee Min-bok, a defector […]

Sydney-based UNSW announces 61 scholarships for Indian students

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Sydney-based University of New South Wales (UNSW) has instituted 61 scholarships to attract “bright” Indian minds and provide them financial assistance for studying in the Australian varsity.   The scholarships for the forthcoming July 2018 admissions exclusively for Indians are open to under graduate and post graduate students wishing to […]

Jharkhand: 14 arrested over gang rape, burning of minor

Ranchi, May 5 (IANS) Fourteen of the 18 accused have been arrested in connection with an alleged gang rape of a minor girl, who was later burnt to death in Jharkhand’s Chatra district, police said on Saturday.   “Of the 18 accused, 14 have been arrested. No one involved in the incident will be spared. […]

19 Syrian troops killed fighting IS near Damascus

19 Syrian troops killed fighting IS near Damascus

Soldiers loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad forces are deployed at al-Qadam area near Yarmouk Palestinian camp in Damascus,Syria April 29,2018.REUTERS/ Omar Sanadiki   Damascus, May 5 (IANS) At least 19 Syrian government forces were killed fighting the Islamic State over the past 24 hours in an attempt to capture the last IS-held enclaves in […]

Semenya breaks her own national 1500m record despite controversy

Semenya breaks her own national 1500m record despite controversy

South Africa’s Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the women’s 1500m (REUTERS)   Doha, May 5 (Reuters): Caster Semenya put aside the controversy over a planned rule change in athletics regarding hyperandrogenism to win the women’s 1,500 metres and break her own South African record time at the Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday.   […]

Mahira Khan heads to Cannes Film Festival

Mahira Khan heads to Cannes Film Festival

Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Actress Mahira Khan will be representing Pakistan at the 71st Cannes Film Festival later this month. The actor, who was named the first Pakistani brand ambassador for make-up giant L’Oreal last year, took to Instagram to share the news, Geo News reported.   Mahira shared a photograph of Hollywood star Arnold […]